About Us
R&D&I Consortium

The Research and Development and Innovation Consortium is a legal non-profit entity operating in the public interest incorporated under the Law for Non -profit. It is initiated to manage the laboratory complex and the event facility in Sofia Tech Park: Technology + Innovation Network.


Members of the consortium are:

- Ministry of Economy;

- Bulgarian small and medium enterprises promotion agency;

- Sofia University "St Kliment Ohridski";

- Technical University - Sofia;

- Medical University - Sofia;

- Sofia Tech Park" JSC


The main goal of the Consortium is to conduct independent research and to widely disseminate the results of these activities through teaching, publications and knowledge transfer. Specific objectives of the consortium are:

  1. Development and validation of technologies;

  2. Promoting a culture of innovation and competitiveness of knowledge-based enterprises and organizations;

  3. Support for creating an effective environment for research and innovation;

  4. Development of strategies to support the development of research;

  5. Participation in initiatives that provide disseminating the results of research and experiments.


Chairman of the Board of the Consortium is prof. Marin Hristov.

Prof. Hristov is a Bulgarian scientist, former rector of the Technical University - Sofia. Prof. Hristov specializes in semiconductor devices and automated electronics design in the UK, France, Greece, Sweden, Portugal, Finland, Germany and others.

Prof. Hristov is author of over 300 scientific publications, 20 books and manuals. He is chairman of R&D&I Consortium since November 2016